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Bruce Sterling

Futurist; Cyberpunk Sci-Fi Author; Journalist; Editor; Critic

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Bruce Sterling Biography

Bruce Sterling is a science fiction author known for his novels, short fiction, and editorship of the Mirrorshades anthology. He was a proponent and instigator of the cyberpunk sub-genre. He is also a journalist, design critic, Internet maven, and cyberspace theorist.

Sterling's first science fiction story, Man-Made Self, was sold in 1976. He is the author of science fiction novels including Schismatrix, Islands In The Net, and Heavy Weather. In 1992, he published his first nonfiction novel, The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier.

As a child, Sterling spent several years in India and has a fondness for Bollywood films. In 1976, he graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in journalism. In 2003 he was appointed Professor at the European Graduate School where he taught summer intensive courses on media and design.

In 2005, he became "visionary in residence" at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He lived in Belgrade with Serbian author and film-maker Jasmina Tešanović for several years, and married her in 2005. In September 2007 he moved to Turin, Italy. More recently, he has lived in Ibiza, Spain. He travels the world extensively giving speeches and attending conferences.

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Holy Fire (Bantam Spectra Book)

Holy Fire (Bantam Spectra Book)

Schismatrix Plus (Complete Shapers-Mechanists Universe)

Schismatrix Plus (Complete Shapers-Mechanists Universe)

Islands in the Net

Islands in the Net

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  • Globalization & The Future

  • The Future of Our World

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    Booking fees for Bruce Sterling, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bruce Sterling, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bruce Sterling for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bruce Sterling for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bruce Sterling or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bruce Sterling or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Bruce Sterling Biography

Bruce Sterling is a science fiction author known for his novels, short fiction, and editorship of the Mirrorshades anthology. He was a proponent and instigator of the cyberpunk sub-genre. He is also a journalist, design critic, Internet maven, and cyberspace theorist.

Sterling's first science fiction story, Man-Made Self, was sold in 1976. He is the author of science fiction novels including Schismatrix, Islands In The Net, and Heavy Weather. In 1992, he published his first nonfiction novel, The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier.

As a child, Sterling spent several years in India and has a fondness for Bollywood films. In 1976, he graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in journalism. In 2003 he was appointed Professor at the European Graduate School where he taught summer intensive courses on media and design.

In 2005, he became "visionary in residence" at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He lived in Belgrade with Serbian author and film-maker Jasmina Tešanović for several years, and married her in 2005. In September 2007 he moved to Turin, Italy. More recently, he has lived in Ibiza, Spain. He travels the world extensively giving speeches and attending conferences.

Bruce Sterling Videos

  • Bruce Sterling | SXSW 2019
    Bruce Sterling is an author, journalist, editor, and critic. Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book...
  • NEXT17 | Bruce Sterling | Live from 2027
    Bruce Sterling is so much more than a sci-fi author. He is a journalist, critic and futurist. Expect insights, rage, questions and call to action...
  • Closing Remarks: Bruce Sterling | SXSW Interactive 2016
    World traveler, science fiction author, journalist, and future-focused design critic Bruce Sterling spins the globe a few rounds as he wraps up the...

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Bruce Sterling Speaking Topics

  • Globalization & The Future

  • The Future of Our World

FAQs on booking Bruce Sterling

  • How to book Bruce Sterling?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Bruce Sterling for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Bruce Sterling, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Bruce Sterling or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Bruce Sterling?

    Booking fees for Bruce Sterling, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Bruce Sterling, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Bruce Sterling?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bruce Sterling for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bruce Sterling for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Bruce Sterling or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bruce Sterling or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Bruce Sterling is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Globalization & The Future and The Future of Our World. The estimated speaking fee range to book Bruce Sterling for your event is available upon request. Bruce Sterling generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Calvin Trillin, Michael Rogers, Ray Kurzweil, Sir Richard Branson and Richard Florida. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bruce Sterling for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Bruce Sterling Speaker Videos

  • Bruce Sterling | SXSW 2019
    Bruce Sterling is an author, journalist, editor, and critic. Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book reviews, design criticism, opinion columns, and...
    NEXT17 | Bruce Sterling | Live from 2027
    Bruce Sterling is so much more than a sci-fi author. He is a journalist, critic and futurist. Expect insights, rage, questions and call to action from the man who is regularly featured in Wired or at...
  • Closing Remarks: Bruce Sterling | SXSW Interactive 2016
    World traveler, science fiction author, journalist, and future-focused design critic Bruce Sterling spins the globe a few rounds as he wraps up the Interactive Conference with his peculiar view of...
    Bruce Sterling - Keynote at AWE 2013
    Sterling is an American science fiction author who is best known for his novels and his work on the MirrorShades anthology which helped define the cyberpunk genre. In the last few years, Bruce has...

Bruce Sterling Speaking Topics

  • Globalization & The Future

  • The Future of Our World

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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